Books by Kathryn Fitzmaurice

DESTINY REWRITTEN by Kathryn Fitzmaurice
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Readers will applaud Emily's newfound understanding of the workings of destiny and might even follow her lead. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Sixth-grader Emily Davis, destined to be a poet like her namesake, discovers that she can help the hand of fate. Read full book review >
A DIAMOND IN THE DESERT by Kathryn Fitzmaurice
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A simply drawn picture of a shameful chapter in this country's race relations, sharing a theme with Ken Mochizuki's classic, angry Baseball Saved Us (1993) but less an indictment than a portrait of patience in adversity. (afterword, source list) (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
In episodic bursts, a Nisei lad describes two and a half years of making do in a World War II-era relocation camp. Read full book review >
THE YEAR THE SWALLOWS CAME EARLY by Kathryn Fitzmaurice
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"As in real life, not everything is resolved in the end, and many questions remain, but things have achieved a fragile balance, rather like the ingredients in a delicate sauce. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Eleven-year-old Eleanor "Groovy" Robinson is a girl with a dream. Read full book review >